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Love Deeper Than a River: My Life in San Antonio
Lila Banks Cockrell has been an important voice in San Antonio politics and public life for more than six decades. In Love Deeper Than a River, she recalls her life as a public servant in the city she loves and, as member of the Greatest Generation, recounts how coming of age during Prohibition, the Great Depression, World War II, and the burgeoning civil rights movement i ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published January 2nd 2019 by Maverick Books
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I really enjoyed this memoir by Lila Cockrell. She was the first woman to be elected mayor of San Antonio. She also has the distinction of being the first female mayor of a major American city. She is a trailblazer. I remember her serving as mayor when I was a high school student in San Antonio. I enjoyed learning more about Lila Cockrell and my favorite city, San Antonio.